Category Archives: Psychology

Why you can’t argue with a conspiracy theorist

“Cognitive dissonance is the uncomfortable feeling you get when you have two ideas that conflict with each other. You don’t like the feeling, so you’ll try to get rid of the dissonance. There are two main ways you can do … Continue reading

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Smile – Even When You Don’t Mean It

Sometimes it’s best to throw on a smile, even when you’re not feeling it. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy says; “Our bodies change our minds, our minds change our behaviour and our behaviour changes our outcomes.” Body language affects how others … Continue reading

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Take Charge of Your Life

Take charge. Take charge of your life – and in particular – your personal and professional development. Investing in yourself always pays the highest interest. Taking charge of your own growth will help you identify and pursue more opportunities, improve … Continue reading

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Your Mind Wanders 30% of the Time

How common is mind wandering? – If you ask people that question they estimate that mind wandering happens 10% of the time. But it’s actually much more common. According to Jonathan Schooler of UC, Santa Barbara, your mind is wandering … Continue reading

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How do YOU change a mood?

A mood can be described as an emotion that lasts a long time. We can find ourselves in “good” moods or “bad”; the question is what we do once we recognise this. There’s a lot of information out ther suggesting … Continue reading

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Why wait to achieve your goals?

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt How many times have we said to ourselves; “If I have a million dollars I’d….” and we state some big goal or dream. My question is; … Continue reading

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Wise men speak because they have something to say…

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato How many conversations do you have with people each day where nothing is really said? Some say that politicians have mastered this … Continue reading

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Other People’s Limited Perceptions

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” – Virginia Satir Limiting beliefs are thoughts & opinions that someone believes to be the absolute truth. They tend to have a negative impact on life; stopping moving forward … Continue reading

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A Lie Doesn’t Become the Truth..

A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesn’t become good, just because it’s accepted by a majority.

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Your Best Teacher is Your Last Mistake

Your best teacher is your last mistake. Whenever we make mistakes, we have a choice. Some people choose to blame, avoid responsibility, gaslight etc. What you should be looking at is understanding what went wrong, LEARNING from it, which in … Continue reading

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